SAP ERP Logistics Overview
In this free online course, learn about the process of managing business operations using the SAP ERP system.
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This free online course introduces you to the process of managing business operations and customer relationships using the SAP ERP system. Firstly, it provides the core concepts of the SAP ERP systems and its various organizational levels. You will discover the process of integrating all the material data in a single materials database for eliminating data redundancy. Following this, the process of creating and editing the SAP material master using the built-in transactional codes, is explained. The course highlights the process of customer transactions in SAP and also how the master records in the customer hierarchy are controlled by their account groups. You will discover the sequence of actions that a business follows to fulfil a customer purchase. Alongside this, the basic steps in performing a streamlined sales process using SAP are explained, including the process of determining ‘available to promise’ (ATP) checks from the warehouse stock, the planned inward movements of stock, and the planned outward movements of stock.
Next, the material on to explain the process of guaranteeing material availability using the function of material requirement planning (MRP). This will include the monitoring of stocks and, in particular, the automatic creation of procurement proposals for purchasing and production. You will discover how the plant is being picked up at sales order from the customer master and then from the material master for the determination of the plant. The course highlights how the purchasing units in SAP allow separating spend activities by entities such as departments, business units, purchasing organizations, cost centres and divisions. You will also discover the sequential steps involved in the procurement lifecycle of SAP. Following this, the process of efficiently monitoring the flow of products into and out of an existing inventory in the warehouse are explained, including planning, entry and keeping records of all the movements of goods. You will be taught about the transactional codes of the SAP inventory management that control the movement of materials into, through, and out of the SAP system. The course emphasizes the process of aligning demand with manufacturing capacity to create production and procurement schedules for finished products and component material.
Finally, you will learn about the different types of master data to be maintained in the SAP production planning (PP) module. You will discover how the SAP PP tracks and makes a record of the manufacturing process flow of the planned and actual costs. In addition, the process of creating delivery and the determination of shipping points at the time of placing the order. This will include the important checklist points to be carried out when a delivery is created. You will analyze the process of creating billing documents in SAP from items in the billing due list. Further, the process of ascertaining the consistency of information structure through the analysis of sales information system (SIS) reports in SAP are explained. You will study the various libraries provided by SAP S/4HANA platform for predictive, planning, text processing, spatial and business analytics. SAP ERP Logistics Overview is an informative course which will interest students studying commerce, financial accounting, computer science, production planning and materials management.Start Course Now
Organizational Structure and Supply Planning
Organizational Structure and Supply Planning – Learning Outcomes
An Overview of the Course
Material Master and Customer Master
Material Requirement Planning
Organizational Structure and Supply Planning – Lesson Summary
Stock Overview and Reporting
Stock Overview and Reporting – Learning Outcomes
Inventory Management and Invoice Verification
Production and Planning
Shipping and Billing
Preview of SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA
Stock Overview and Reporting – Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the various organizational levels of the SAP system
- Recognize the types of information stored on material and customer master data
- Explain the various types of master data in the SAP system
- Discuss the basic steps in performing a streamlined sales process using SAP
- Describe the process of determining the availability to promise (ATP) check in SAP
- Summarize the sequential steps involved in the procurement lifecycle using SAP
- Explain the process of dealing with the management of stock using SAP
- Outline the transactional codes of SAP inventory management
- Discuss the various activities of the SAP production and planning component
- Describe the process of a billing type in SAP
- Identify the various methods of reporting
- Discusses the basics of the SAP S/4HANA platform
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